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Diagnosed with osgood schlatters disease in both knees, how does that affect my growth?

Diagnosed with osgood schlatters disease in both knees, how does that affect my growth?

It won't: Osgood-schlatter is a condition involving a portion of the tibial growth plate at the insertion of the patellar tendon. It is associated with tight quadriceps (especially the rectus femoris). There can be a painful fragmentation that occurs at this area. The best treatment is stretching, nsaids and rice. It resolves when the growth plates close. Rarely it can end in fracture. ...Read more

Dr. Jenny Frances
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Osgood Schlatter Disease (Definition)

A condition characterized by a painful, bony bump on the shinbone just below the knee. It usually occurs in children and adolescents experiencing growth spurts during puberty and engaging in sports that involve running or jumping. ...Read more


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Does moderate degenerative joint disease of the knees at age 60 qualify for social security disability?

Does moderate degenerative joint disease of the knees at age 60 qualify for social security disability?

No.: And it should not. Many no-surgical remedies and finally knee replacements. This should not diable a sixty year old since treatments exist to greatly minimize the problem. ...Read more

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Living with severe sensory motor polyneuropathy at age 39 what would my prognosis look at 50 years of age when the disease is severe?

Living with severe sensory motor polyneuropathy at age 39 what would my prognosis look at 50 years of age when the disease is severe?

Hard to say: I'm sorry to hear about your discomfort. We really need more information especially cause of your pain Rob. The therapeutic intervention would help depending on the cause and the therapy that is available and those that will be available in the future ...Read more

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How does growing up in poverty affect someone's social development?

How does growing up in poverty affect someone's social development?

Resources: On a most basic level, the less resources are for people, the more competition there is, the more hostility and agression there is, and the less hope there often is as well. These phenomena can profoundly effect development, and quite negatively. ...Read more

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2.5 yr old female diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis. Her development is severely delayed, will she develop normal in the future? Walk, talk, chew food

2.5 yr old female diagnosed with tuberous sclerosis. Her development is severely delayed, will she develop normal in the future? Walk, talk, chew food

Early intervention: The child should be enrolled in an early intervention program. At age 3 she will be eligible for special education services through her local school system. Most children who show severe developmental delays early in life will face developmental challenges in the future. She may develop all the skills you ask about, but her cognitive delay will be her greatest problem. ...Read more

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Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?

Has anyone diagnosed "lateral recess spinal stenosis" in anyone under 25 yrs of age? How common is lrss in this age cohort?

Uncommon: Some people have congenitally narrow spinal canals. Lateral recess stenosis is typically a condition seen in older adults. A doctor who treats back pain regularly (physiatrist, orthopedist, neurologist) can tell you if this is even a significant finding. Many things are seen on MRI which may or may not be causes of pain or weakness. It isimportant to try to correlate the MRI with the symptoms. ...Read more

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Is there any development center for treating mild mr affected people of 32 years age, located in chennai, india?

Is there any development center for treating mild mr affected people of 32 years age, located in chennai, india?

Here's some contact: Information: *corresponding author: bala baskar kuppusamy, lecturer in independent living, department of adult independent living, national institute for empowerment of persons with multiple disabilities (niepmd), ecr, muttukadu, kovalam post, chennai - 603112, india. Email: baskarcherry@gmail.Com. He seems to be the primary author of articles on the subject. Best of luck finding what you need. ...Read more

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How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

How does peer pressure affect a teen's sexual development?

Sex and teens: Peer pressure can disrupt a teens normal sexual development if a teen is pressured and gives in to sexual activity before he or she feels comfortable and ready. Sexuality is an important aspect of development and impacts a person's identity, self-worth, self-image, and emotional stability among other areas. It is important to respect your own sexual boundaries as well as others. ...Read more

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How does Down syndrome affect Erikson's stages of psychosocial development?

How does Down syndrome affect Erikson's stages of psychosocial development?

Downs: If not properly mainstreamed into the public education system, those with Downs syndrome are at just as much risk for having a poorly formed identity as those who do not have Downs syndrome. ...Read more

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How can muscular dystrophy affects someone's growth and development?

How can muscular dystrophy affects someone's growth and development?

Depends on which one: Muscular dystrophy is a generic description of several different diseases causing similar symptoms. Some present early in life (as a newborn), others in toddler or early childhood. Some may even present in adulthood (some forms of congenital myotonic dystrophy). Start Here: http://mda.org/ ...Read more

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Does smoking weed slow down the development of a teens frontal cortex?

Does smoking weed slow down the development of a teens frontal cortex?

Unknown: The experiment has never been conducted, and i suggest that you don't try it! marijuana use has many adverse consequences. The risks clearly outweigh the benefits. ...Read more

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How does gaming affect a teens social development?

How does gaming affect a teens social development?

Badly: There is more than enough evidence that gaming, especially violent games, desensitizes people to emotions. It messes with your neurotransmitters, makes you irritable, harder to get along with, and promotes isolation. People, no just teens, need social interaction..Need to be with people, talking, learning how to resolve conflict, developing relationship skills. Media time= 2 hours a day. ...Read more

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In a child, what could "some prominence of the frontotemporal extraaxial spaces" indicate on mri? Mild devel delay, & motor delays. Possible cdg

In a child, what could "some prominence of the frontotemporal extraaxial spaces" indicate on mri? Mild devel delay, & motor delays. Possible cdg

Cerebral atrophy: Sounds as if they are describing widening of the fluid spaces around the brain. This is usually the result of shrinkage or failure of growth of the brain tissues. ...Read more

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14 month old doesn't point or show toys. Are these major autism red flags?No speech delay based on eval. Plays in turn taking social games, imitates.

14 month old doesn't point or show toys. Are these major autism red flags?No speech delay based on eval. Plays in turn taking social games, imitates.

Prob Ok, but watch: These do not sound like major red flags, since the language and play seem fine. There are screening tools such as MChat and CARS, that can also screen. Does he interacts well with others, make good eye contact? Eat well? Sleep well? Have normal bowel movements? ...Read more

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11.9 female with current bone age of 14 years. She is 4'11''. Xr bone age impression "near complete fusion of growth plates. Partially open plates of distal radius and ulna. Mom is 5'7' dad 6'1. Help?

11.9 female with current bone age of 14 years.  She is 4'11''. Xr bone age impression "near complete fusion of growth plates. Partially open plates of distal radius and ulna. Mom is 5'7' dad 6'1. Help?

Peds endocrinologist: This is really specialized care that you want to see a pediatric endocrinologist. She is right at the borderline of being appropriate for growth hormone treatment. Growth hormone treatment is very expensive. But using it now might be able to have her gain a couple more inches in height. ...Read more

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How can youth autism spectrum disorder relate to growth and development?

How can  youth autism spectrum disorder relate to growth and development?

Everything : ASD has to do with information processing abnormalities that result in differences in how people selfregulate in really all areas, especially in the social and communication relms.The severity is very variable. ...Read more

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Latest findings on when brain development--especially executive skills--is thought to be complete in most young adults?

Latest findings on when brain development--especially executive skills--is thought to be complete in most young adults?

see below: Most studies indicate by age 25 or 26, in males, the final frontal lobe development is in place, especially orbital frontal areas. Does occur a few years earlier in females. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Motor Development (Definition)

Motor development is the part of a person's development that includes learning to roll over, sit up, crawl, stand, walk; hold toys, pick up ...Read more